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Welcome to Henderson!

Progress, pride, and potential are just a few words you could use to describe Henderson...but it's also this small town's fitting motto. Henderson is a tight-knit community of around 15,000 residents, and it's also the county seat of Vance County. Despite being tucked just north of the Triangle, Henderson is still close to all of the conveniences that you love, without all the hustle and bustle of the city. This hidden gem of a town has it all, including a charming historic district, top rated schools, and some amazing greenways.

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Spotlights of Henderson

Vance County Regional Farmers Market

Looking for fresh local produce or a handcrafted gift from one of Henderson's artisans? You'll find just what you need and more at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market.

This one-of-a-kind community gathering features plenty of small businesses and farmers, and there's no better place to sample some of Vance County's best offerings! The market runs from mid-April to late November, and peak season hours are usually 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Raleigh Road Outdoor Theatre

Ready to have some fun? You'll discover plenty of locals gathering for a double feature at the Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater—and it's almost like stepping back into the past. 

This drive-in theater has been playing movies since 1949, and you can even bring your furry friends along with you. Just buy your ticket, park your car, and get ready to check out the latest flicks on the big screen. Don't forget to explore the snack bar and playground, too!

Henderson Country Club

Want to hit the links and work on your swing? Although it might seem rural, Henderson is actually home to a variety of amazing golf courses—but the Henderson Country Club stands out as a local favorite.

As the only private golf course in Vance County, the Henderson Country Club offers a luxurious experience for master and novice golfers alike. You'll love their 18-hole course, pro shop, and masterclasses—but that's not all this club has to offer. You can also find a private pool, fitness center, tennis courts, and four dining areas.

Quick Facts

Getting Around

Raleigh-Durham International Airport: 52 min
Raleigh: 58 min
Wake Forest: 35 min
Major Roads: I-85, US-1, US-158


Population: 14,936
Zip Code: 27536 & 27537
County: Vance
Median Home Price: $152,500

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There's Even More to Explore!

Here are a few more details to love about Henderson.

The Homes

Looking to snag the deal of a lifetime? Just start your home search in Henderson! This up-and-coming community is attracting plenty of buyers due to its record low home prices. In fact, the average home in Henderson costs just over $150,000—that's half of what you'd pay in other Triangle suburbs.

The Jobs

Henderson is still close enough to Raleigh for an easy commute, but many residents choose to stay local and help contribute to the town's growing economy. Vance County Schools, Maria Parham Hospital, and Variety Wholesalers are just a few of Henderson's top employers.

The Schools

If public schools are a major factor in your home search, you may want to take a look at Henderson. The town's younger residents are served by Vance County Schools, which operates traditional, year-round, and charter institutions. Students can also participate in the county's robust early college program and earn two years of college credits.

The Location

Although Henderson might seem far away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you're never more than a short drive from anything you could need. Cities like Raleigh and Wake Forest are just under an hour away, and you can get anywhere you need to go via US-1 or I-85.

Discover Your New Hometown

Henderson is a growing town with tons of potential, and we'd love to show you around the area. If you're ready to make your move, feel free to reach out to us with any questions and let us know what we can do for you.

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